Talk given by Edward Ocampo-Gooding(@edwardog) and Daniel Beauchamp(@pushmatrix) at CUSEC 2011.
Looking for that excuse to learn a new programming language? Think beyond simply making a "hello world" IOU beer app or bookshelf organizer. Let's face it; those just end up rotting away on your harddrive anyways. Why not make something that will bring you fame and glory? Why not use open data!
Cities and organizations across the world are releasing data sets that are begging for people to find and make awesome mashups.
See examples of apps at www.opendataapps.org
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